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Hallie Foote as Rosalynn Carter in Arena’s Camp David

Monday, March 24th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Camp David is known as the presidential country retreat, an enclave in the Catoctin Mountain Park, 62 miles north-northwest of Washington, D.C., where presidents, from

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Mutts Finally Get the Respect They Deserve

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
by on Living Around

If you can’t decide between a Shepherd, a Setter or a Poodle, get them all … adopt a mutt! The ASPCA I am an All-American mutt;

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Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Talks About Mom & Me & Mom

Sunday, April 7th, 2013
by on Reading Around

The last time Union Square’s Barnes and Noble planned to have Maya Angelou speak in February 2011, she had to cancel. She was being called

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Woman Around Town: Candace Straight’s
“Brand” Production

Monday, February 4th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Your challenge in talking with Candace (“Candy”) Straight is determining where you’d like to keep the conversation’s focus. In a career that’s included senior roles

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GW

Mount Vernon: Looking Back As We Look Forward

Monday, January 21st, 2013
by on Living Around

Washington D.C. was a flurry of inaugural activity this past weekend, with balls, parties, lectures, and tours, leading up to the swearing in of Barack

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Jessica Chastain

Zero Dark Thirty – Kathryn Bigelow
Tackles the Hunt for Osama bin Laden

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
by on Playing Around

On March 2 2009 Barack Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder says the administration cannot condone waterboarding as torture which simulates drowning, an interrogation technique for

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Washington National Cathedral—
The Nation’s House of Prayer

Thursday, April 5th, 2012
by on Living Around

On August 23, 2011, at 1:51 p.m., an earthquake that measured 5.8 on the Richter Magnitude Scale was felt all along the East Coast into

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Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

The Obamas—Jodi Kantor’s Book Creates a Firestorm

Monday, January 16th, 2012
by on Reading Around

In the acknowledgement portion of The Obamas, author Jodi Kantor thanks many of her friends for their support including Shira Stutman, adding: “Shira insisted that

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